Abby Honeyman named NSAA Women's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week

Abby Honeyman named NSAA Women's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week

MADISON, S.D. – The North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) conference announced its first edition of the Women's Indoor Track & Field Athletes-of-the-Week honors Tuesday.  Megan Johnson of Valley City State (N.D.) was chosen to its Field Athlete-of-the-Week, while Abby Honeyman of Dickinson State (N.D.) was selected to its Track Athlete-of-the-Week.

North Star Athletic Association Women's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week
Megan Johnson – Valley City State (N.D.) – Junior – Enderlin, N.D. – Johnson won two events in her collegiate track debut at NCAA Division II Bemidji State (Minn.) Super 8 meet for Valley City State (N.D.).  She took first in both the long jump (4.93 meters – 16 feet, 2.25 inches) and triple jump (10.14 meters – 33 feet, 3.25 inches).

North Star Athletic Association Women's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week
Abby Honeyman – Dickinson State (N.D.) – Junior – Regent, N.D. – Honeyman set a personal record in the 60-meter hurdles for Dickinson State (N.D.) in the Myrle Hanson Invitational, hosted by NCAA Division II Black Hills State (S.D.).  She clocked a time of 9.17 seconds to claim the women's 60-meter hurdles title, where a total of 10 hurdlers competed.  Honeyman also competed in the long jump and earned second-place with a measurement of 4.99 meters.

Looking Ahead
Dakota State (S.D.), Valley City State (N.D.) and Waldorf (Iowa) are scheduled to compete in South Dakota State Division 2 Open on Friday.  On the same day, Jamestown (N.D.) travels to St. Paul, Minn. as they participate in the St. Thomas (Minn.) Showcase Open.

Viterbo (Wis.) is slated to attend the University of Wisconsin-Stout Open on Saturday.  Dickinson State (N.D.) will be heading to Spearfish, S.D. for the second straight weekend as they compete in the Black Hills State Alumni meet.

            Friday's Meets
            Dakota State (S.D.), Valley City State (N.D.) and Waldorf (Iowa) @ South Dakota State D2 Open – Brookings, S.D.
            Jamestown (N.D.) @ St. Thomas (Minn.) Showcase Open – St. Paul, Minn.

            Saturday's Meets
            Dickinson State (N.D.) @ Black Hills State (S.D.) Alumni Meet – Spearfish, S.D.
            Viterbo (Wis.) @ Wisconsin-Stout Open – Menomonie, Wis.

Nick Huntimer, North Star Athletic Association Sports Information Director